The Lewis and Clark Expedition Coloring Book (Dover History Coloring Book)

by Peter F. Copeland Author

(From Amazon): On May 14, 1804, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark — accompanied by an intrepid band of skilled hunters and gunsmiths — set off up the Missouri River to explore a vast wilderness of 825,000 square miles purchased from the French. In this historic coloring book, 45 accurate, precisely rendered illustrations recapture highpoints of expedition.


Additional Details

Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Suggested Grades
1st - 8th
Geographical Setting
American West
Historical Setting
1803 - 1806
Dover Publications


  • 1 Signing the Louisiana Purchase Agreement in Paris, April 30, 1803
  • 2 Lewis and Clark set sail
  • 3 Members of the Expedition
  • 4 At the French riverside village of St. Charles
  • 5 Often the explorers had to drag the boats through strong currents
  • 6 Beavers on the banks of the Missouri River
  • 7 The burial of Sgt. Floyd
  • 8 First council with the Great Plains Indians
  • 9 Captain Clark carried to an Indian village
  • 10 Leader of the Dog Band of Hidatsa warriors
  • 11 Assiniboine Indians
  • 12 Elk along the Missouri River
  • 13 A hunting party of Sioux warriors
  • 14 Indian warfare
  • 15 Returning to Fort Mandan from a buffalo hunt
  • 16 The explorers passed the hard winter at Fort Mandan
  • 17 Indian medicine sign for buffalo
  • 18 Explorers join the Indians in a buffalo hunt
  • 19 The Indians meet a black man
  • 20 Mounted Blackfoot warrior
  • 21 Buffalo Dance of the Mandan Indians
  • 22 Sacajawea, or "Bird Woman"
  • 23 Three French trappers accompany the expedition to the Yellowstone River
  • 24 Sergeant Ordway
  • 25 Encounters with dangerous animals
  • 26 Meriweather Lewis' first view of the Rocky Mountains
  • 27 Lewis saved the life of Richard Windsor
  • 28 A herd of bighorn sheep
  • 29 The explorers set out overland to pass the Great Falls of the Missouri
  • 30 Members of a Piegan Indian war party
  • 31 Interior of a Mandan Indian hut
  • 32 The explorers camped opposite the forks of the Missouri
  • 33 Captain Clark taking a position sight with his brass-bound compass
  • 34 Captain William Clark meet the Shoshoni Chief Cameahwait
  • 35 In the Bitteroot Mountain Range
  • 36 Running the Short Narrows of the Columbia River
  • 37 A village of the Colville Indians near Kettle Falls on the Columbia River
  • 38 Sighting Mount Hood
  • 39 The explorers met Chinook Indians
  • 40 The explorers first view of the Pacific Ocean
  • 41 A fight between expedition members and a party of Piegan warriors
  • 42 The expedition returns to Mandan Indian country
  • 43 Captain Lewis shot in the leg while hunting in North Dakota
  • 44 The boats of the Lewis and Clark expedition reach the little village of La Charette, near St. Charles
  • 45 Silhouette Portraits of Lewis and Clark

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